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A Call for Resilience, Resourcefulness & Gratitude

“Rather than panic, let’s define our future with gratitude and resilience, and show our kids how it’s done. That’s the best lesson we can teach them.”

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Henry Golding & Wife Liv Lo Welcome Their First Child

The “Crazy Rich Asians” actor and his wife are parents.

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Why It’s Important You Travel With Your Children

Photo: Nathan Glenn
We traveled quite a bit before we had kids and now three kids later we haven’t really slowed down much. We just took my oldest daughter at age 8 to her 18th state and our five-year-old to…

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The Importance of Practicing Gratitude & Appreciation

“Take a moment to step back and show gratitude for all the awesome things going on in your life and all across the world! Your mental health depends on it!”

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Planning & Preparing Teen Girls for the Future

How to simultaneously teach teen girls to be confident and brave as they step into the future.

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5 Genius Parenting Hacks That Will Change Your Life

These five tried-and-true methods for stopping questionable or bad behavior in its tracks are clever, respectful and really do work.

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Square Peg, Round Hole: How to Make Your Learning Style Work for You & Your Family

Here’s how to make your learning style—and your kid’s—work for the whole family.

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3 Things Every Parent Should Ask Themselves Weekly (Your Partner Will Thank You)

The sweetest gift two parents can give their children is to have a meaningful, passionate relationship with one another.

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How I’m Tidying Up My Life

It sounds so simple. Keep the things in your life that give you joy; get rid of the stuff that doesn’t.

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Chrissy Teigen Makes Peace with Her Postpartum Body Image, But It Wasn’t Easy

Almost every new mama has postpartum body image issues—and Sports Illustrated swimsuit supermodel Chrissy Teigen is no different.

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How to Raise a Kid Who Loves to Learn

“Look! When I mix these paints, I get a whole new color!” Hearing your kids get excited about learning feels like glitter bombs exploding in your heart. And it’s confirmation that school and report cards are really only one sign…

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January Spoke Writing Challenge: The Productive Parent

Whether it’s parenting hacks, healthy habits or what a productive parent mindset is for you, we want to hear your stories! 

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Jamie Lynn Spears Is Pregnant With Baby Number 2 & Her Announcement Is Beautiful

The “Sleepover” singer is finally making daughter Maddie a big sister!

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Parenting a Teenage Boy Taught Me to Speak Less, Listen More

Photo: Elijah Henderson
My latest mission, along with mindfulness (when I can remember) is positive self-reflection. Particularly in the parenting department. I have decided that rather than laying my head on the pillow each night with thoughts of  ‘well that…

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Does Having Children Really Change Who You Are?

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As I was walking home from dropping off our kids at school with my neighbor, he confided in me that his daughter had come home to him the night before in tears. He…

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A Role Model for My Daughter

Photo: Amber Mamian
This fall Fox will wow audiences with its new drama “Pitch“ and not just by its cleverly worded script and groundbreaking partnership with MLB. But, rather for the grand slam it makes enlightening parents on the dangers of narcissistic parenting.…

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Finding Independence as a Mother

I am a 29-year-old, work-from-home (and everything in-between) mother to one beautiful and vivacious daughter. It is now June and Gemini season, and I have another five days to enjoy my glorious 20s.  That’s right. I am turning 30 people!…

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